Wanberg, C. R., Zhu, J., Kanfer, R., & Zhang, Z. (2012). After the pink slip: Applying
dynamic motivation frameworks to the job search experience. Academy of Management
Journal, 55, 261-284.
The overarching theme of research conducted in the co-laboratory is to apply contemporary theorizing from multiple domains of psychology for the purpose of better understanding, predicting, and enhancing behavior and well-being in achievement (training, school) and work settings.
Of the many factors that contribute to poor performance on standardized tests like the SAT, nerves and exhaustion, surprisingly, may not rank very high. In fact, according to a new paper published in Journal of Experimental Psychology, a little anxiety might actually be a very good thing ...
You can get involved with Kanfer and Ackerman lab by helping us with research. We accept applications for undergraduate volunteers.